TRAFFIC LATEST: Motorcyclist in hospital after collision in Sunderland.

Prestbury Road in Sunderland
Prestbury Road in Sunderland
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Emergency services were called to a road in Sunderland this afternoon following a collision between a motorbike and car.

The accident happened at around 5.20pm today in Prestbury Road in Pennywell.

A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said the road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident.

The male motorcyclist was taken to hospital with injuries, including a suspected broken leg, and the female driver of the Audi A1 is thought to have suffered minor injuries.